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Davidson County Community College announces transfer agreement for zoo & aquarium science students with WSSU

Two new transfer agreements will create opportunities for Davidson County Community College graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree from Winston-Salem...

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Budget veto presents chance to revisit a missed opportunity: Investment in early childhood education

Gov. Roy Cooper recently vetoed North Carolina’s state budget plan. As lawmakers go back to the drawing board on critical...

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Tar Heel Teachers at Home: Interview with Dr. Ronda Bullock, Director of ‘we are’

Tar Heel Teachers at Home is a weekly videocast focused on engaging North Carolinians in conversations about education. Each week,...

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Education Matters – State health plan standoff

Topic: State Health Plan Standoff The North Carolina State Health Plan is managed by the State Treasurer of North Carolina,...

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Seeking signs of hope for a fragile democracy

In 1930, during his surrealist period, Salvador Dali produced a painting titled, “The Average Bureaucrat.” Dali expressed his contempt for...

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The benefits of preschool last into adulthood — Let’s make high-quality pre-K available to all

High-quality pre-K programs are widely recognized for their positive effect on the social, emotional, and academic development of young children....

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SCIF scuffle highlights different priorities for taxes, spending

When defending their pay-as-you-go statewide school construction plan, Republican legislators sometimes appear perplexed. Why don’t their critics like a plan that...

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myFutureNC blog series: North Carolina’s leaky education pipeline

Located within the Carolina Population Center at UNC-Chapel Hill, Carolina Demography uses population-level data and other available research to provide context...

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Is reading relevant?

You’ve seen what I’ve seen. Everywhere we go now, it appears, people have their noses directed at their phones, perhaps...

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Governor’s budget veto creates uncertainty for students, teachers, and schools

While the new school year is fast approaching for most students, the governor’s “Medicaid-or-nothing” demands on the budget is creating...

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Community college leaders reflect on Belk Center’s Presidents’ Academy Conference

The Belk Center’s first Presidents’ Academy and Statewide Leadership Conference (SLC) was held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the...

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Education Matters – Wake students chronicle lynching history

Topic: Wake Students Chronicle Lynching History Last year, students from Wake County’s Middle Creek High School, along with students from...